Quinta Do Vallado Red Blend Douro 2007
In the heart of the Douro region, a few miles from the historical centre of Régua, Quinta do Vallado spreads along both banks of the Corgo River, right where it meets the Douro. With references dating back to 1716, the Quinta belonged to the legendary D. Antónia Adelaide Ferreira and has remained in the family ever since. It is now in its sixth generation. Douro red has wonderfully concentrated aromas, with intense mature red fruit aromas, hints of violets and “esteva” (a local Portuguese resinous bush). With a great structure, full bodied, matured round tannins, and a long persistent finish, this is a red to try. Pair with traditional portuguese cuisine and make a real night of it!
Considering that all of the grapes contained are indigenous to Portugal this comes off as very French. Rhone-esque grenachian flavors tingle on the tongue. Great pairing for pasta with meatballs.
Typical Douro with red fruit, Forrest, pine and lavendel and a touch of sweet liqurice at the end. Good still young and fine acidity. Very appealing and priceworthy wine!
This is a Very Good wine especially at the price point of $15.50 at Costco. Wine Spectator rated it 93 points for 2007 and I'd say they were spot on. Excellent buy.
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Very mineral and fresh, well balanced persistentflavour, with citric notes.
"Quinta do Vallado Douro Red 2007 is a powerful and refined red wine from Portugal
Quinta do Vallado Douro Red 2007 is a powerful and refined red wine from Portugal, with concentrated flavors of plum, dried cherry and spice. Fine texture, with plenty of savory herbal notes, and a long olive-and smoke-filled finish. Drink now through 2015.
Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2007 - Quinta Vallado Douro Red - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro - Touriga Franca - 750 ml.
Red wine - 2007 - Quinta Vallado Douro Red - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro -
The 2007 TINTO is a Douro blend. It is another fine "regular" Tinto in this very consistent 2007 vintage. This relatively low priced Tinto has a hidden advantage in that a significant portion of its blend (27% this year) is an old vines field blend f... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Douro in Portugal. 2007 Quinta do Vallado Douro 750ml
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